Getting Started with Coding -

Getting Started with Coding

Get Creative with Code!

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An introduction to coding for kids Coding know-how is the coolest new tool kids can add to their creativity toolboxes-and all they need to get started is a computer connected to the internet and the lessons in this book. Easy! The book offers fun step-by-step projects to create games, animations, and other digital toys while teaching a bit about coding along the way. Plus, each project has an end goal to instill confidence and a sense of accomplishment in young coders once the project comes to life. Create simple applications in Scratch to learn how to build things with coding Experiment with "real" coding with tools built in JavaScript Use free online tools Share what you build with friends, family, and teachers Get creative and get coding!

Product code: 9781119641629

ISBN 9781119641629
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H209xW143xS8
Series Dummies Junior
No. Of Pages 160
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition 2nd Edition
PREVIOUS EDITION ISBN: Getting Started with Coding: Get Creative with Code! - 9781119177173100% UPDATE TO COVER FREE TOOLS: This second edition does not require the time-limited download to complete projects. Instead all projects are done in free, online tools.A HIT IN THE FIRST EDITION: The previous edition of Getting Started with Coding was part of the Dummies Jr. launch and was one of the first kid-focused coding books widely available on the market. It sold over 60,000 units.DESIGNED TO HAVE FUN WITH LEARNING ON THE SIDE: The Dummies Jr series focuses on reader accomplishment as it offers step-by-step instruction toward a final goal. The reader can then apply the skills they picked up to their own creativity projects.CONTINUED HIGH DEMAND: A survey published by code.org revealed that 90% of parents want their kids to learn computer science topics, but schools still lag in offering the curriculum. Coding bootcamp enrollment jumped 20% from 2017 to 2018.AN AUTHOR WHO KNOWS HER AUDIENCE: Camille McCue, Ph.D has taught coding and STEM courses in the classroom, designed curriculum on the topics, and will be working with Code.org to overhaul their lessons in preparation for the 2019 Computer Science Education Week in December.